Dalmatian Portrait

Dalmatian Breed Information

History The origin of the Dalmatian is a matter of mystery and dispute. The World Canine Organization recognises that it originated in Dalmatia, a region in Croatia, but does not give the country pat...
Cane Corso

Cane Corso Breed Information

The Cane Corso is an Italian breed that has been been loved for centuries as a worker and a companion. The breed’s name comes from the Latin word “cohors,” a word that means “guardian,” and “protector.” The...
Eurasier Portrait

Eurasier Breed Information

A breed of the Spitz type that originated in Germany. This is a young breed that began in 1960 when Julius Wipfel and group of enthusiasts embarked on creating a breed with the best qualities of the Chow Ch...
Pekingese

Pekingese Breed Information

The winner of Crufts 2003 - The Pekingese History This little dog comes from the ancient city of Peking, (now called Beijing) two thousand years ago. Only royalty and noblemen were allowed to own the ...
Samoyed Portrait

Samoyed Breed Information

Samoyeds are listed as one of the ancient dog breeds. They have been bred and trained for at least 3,000 years. They originate from Siberia, where they worked with hunters and fishermen called Samoyeds. The...
A Waggy Tail

Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails?

That dog with the waggily tail may not be as friendly as you think. While most dogs wag their tails to signal happiness and anticipation, that's not the only emotion that a wagging tail can express, acc...
Chow Chow Closeup

Chow Chow Breed Information

Breed History The exact history of Chow Chow as to where it came from is unknown. What is known is it is a breed that has been in existence for quite a while. In fact, the oldest dog fossil discovered, d...